Instructional Design & Materials Development


Need quick access to best practices in instructional design? Looking to fast cycle your materials development processes? Have a training or publishing need that requires immediate expertise and quick turnaround? With over a decade of experience, Richard Chang Associates, Inc. (RCA) has the expertise and resources to help you. From the creation of initial learning plans through the development of finished packages, we are there for you.

By providing integrated consultative support, instructional design, desktop publishing, and graphic design services-RCA develops business-related programs and materials for entire corporate training functions and targeted learning initiatives. Applying our strengths in all aspects of product realization, program design, project management, and systems/process documentation, we:

  • Define curriculum frameworks aligned to your organization's strategic direction
  • Create programs with measurable results
  • Streamline materials development production
  • Design powerful, professional graphics and packaging

Instructional Design

Richard Chang Associates, Inc. (RCA) considers each engagement a partnership. Teaming with your internal experts, we collect data and analyze organizational learning needs to develop effective, strategically-aligned instructional designs. Our instructional design process parallels the RCA High-IMPACT Training Model to:

  • Identify targeted training needs
  • Map the approach
  • Produce High-IMPACT learning tools
  • Apply successful training techniques
  • Calculate measurable results
  • Track ongoing follow-through

RCA learning designs make use of a variety of methodologies and implementation approaches including: just-in-time interventions; on-the-job applications; peer-based learning; "coach" or facilitator development; classroom sessions; reference guides; on-line tools; systems training; and more. We provide the tools to build the specific skills your organization requires.

Committed to maximizing return on your investment, RCA designs programs that deliver results. We will help you assess learning initiative outcomes, including:

  • Program RESPONSE
  • Business-Focused RESULTS
  • On-the-Job ACTION
  • Organizational IMPACT

Depending on your needs, program content may be developed from either one (or a combination) of the following options:

  • Full "custom" programs-created from your own subject matter expertise.
  • "Customized," client-specific materials, based on RCA-proprietary programs-these "customized" programs may incorporate your organization-specific information, strategies, processes, case-studies, and graphic design elements.

Materials Development

At Richard Chang Associates, Inc. (RCA), our unique ability to integrate program content, materials development, and final packaging provides you with an unequaled resource for delivering High-IMPACT instructional materials on time and within budget.

RCA's experienced designers and publishers are accustomed to working with subject matter experts to meet client-specific needs. To that end, we can provide design concepts, map page layouts, develop custom templates, and produce the final materials. Or, we can update your existing materials by creating dynamic images, layouts, and packaging to increase effectiveness. You can rely on us to provide project management support and expertise from the initial design through the delivery of the finished package. In addition, we supply highly experienced instructional designers and comprehensive desktop publishing/graphic design services to create the highest quality materials.

  • Facilitator Guides
  • Participant Workbooks
  • Templates
  • Presentation Materials
  • Instructional Tools
  • Assessments, Worksheets, And Other Forms
  • Online Support Tools
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